David Campbell is the managing partner of the firm. For 28 years, Dave has devoted his professional career to zealously advocating for labor unions and the workers they represent. His experience includes major federal and state litigation, collective bargaining, proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board, organizing campaigns, strikes, contract administration and arbitration.
As a trial and appellate litigator, he has handled precedent-setting cases under virtually all the federal and state labor statutes, including the Railway Labor Act, the National Labor Relations Act, and the Public Employment Relations Commission. As a strategic advisor and negotiator, he has far-reaching experience across a host of industries including the airline, aerospace, construction and healthcare fields.
Dave is also an adjunct professor at the University of Washington School of Law and the Seattle University of Law, where he teaches labor law and negotiations. He is a frequent public speaker and regularly presents seminars to union representatives.
International Ass'n of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, AFL-CIO v. Alaska Airlines, Inc., 896 F.2d 555 (9th Cir. 1990) cert den. 498 U.S. 821 (1990) (Upholding RLA System Board award prohibiting super seniority for nonstikers)
Painting Industry Of Hawaii v. US Department of Housing and Urban Development, 26 F3d 1479 (9th Cir. 1995) (Dispute over disclosure of certified payroll record sought by unions)
Local No. 497, Affiliated with Intern. Broth. of Elec. Workers, AFL-CIO v. Public Utility Dist. No. 2 of Grant County, 103 Wash.2d 786 (Wash. App. 1985) (Establishing private right of action under state prevailing wage statute)
Drake v. Molvik & Olsen Elec., Inc., 107 Wash.2d 26 (Wash. 1986) (Establishing applicability of state prevailing wage statute to co-funded projects)
International Association of Machinists v. Alaska Airlines, 813 F.2d 1038 (9th Cir. 1987) cert den. 484 U.S. 926 (1987) (Seeking enforcement of RLA statutory rights)